Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Supply Chain OR Administrator Job

Job Number: RIH16500

Job Title: Supply Chain OR Administrator

Department: OR Materials Management - 1014479

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Associate’s degree in a Healthcare or Health Science field; or communication, analytical, and technical skills, as may be acquired through an Associate’s Degree in a Healthcare or Health Science field. Demonstrated skills using complex supply chain software. One year of direct experience in a health care system would equate to one year of education in this field.


Two years progressively more responsible related experience in supply management or operating room supply management, with demonstrated effective leadership skills as well as effective oral communication and interpersonal skills preferred.

Interpersonal skills to interface with individuals at all levels of the Organization; including senior leadership and physician chiefs required.

Ability to work with vendor representatives at all levels to achieve the results necessary for desired outcomes required.

Demonstrates the ability to understand all facets of operations in an OR environment and be able to incorporate that knowledge into effectuating decisions from suggestion to purchase.

Under general direction of the Manager of Supply Chain, maintains necessary supply inventories to meet anticipated needs for operating rooms. Encourages standardization and ensures accurate and sufficient inventory of supplies are maintained for the operating rooms. Places and expedites orders; researches and reconciles product or pricing discrepancies. Maintains related documentation and records. Functions as an integral part of the supply chain by monitoring key supply metrics and spend analytics. Actively participates in the Lifespan Value Analysis programs. Supervises Inventory Specialists if assigned to RIH or Inventory Specialists, Team Leader Receiving, Receiving Clerks and Stock Clerks if assigned to TMH; ensures established quality and productivity standards are met or exceeded.